Archbold, OH

Whetro, Miller Honored

Krista Whetro, a 1990 Archbold High School graduate, and Kenneth Miller, manager of the Ridgeville Telephone Company, were among the honored at the Four County Career Center Monday, Oct. 22, during its Wall of Fame program.

In its 10th year, FCCC Wall of Fame honors career center graduates who experience great success in a career, and who serve as an outstanding representative for the school.

Whetro graduated from the cosmetology program of the career center, where her instructors were Marlene Reed and Kay Stannard.

Today, she is the owner, barber, and stylist at Special Touch Hair Designs and Tanning, Bryan. She resides in that city with her husband and children.

Miller, who came to the career center from Tinora High School, entered the marketing program, where his instructor was Steve Fryman. He graduated in 1970, and lives in Ridgeville Corners with his wife.

Others Honored •Jim Hall, Tinora High School; enrolled in building trades-carpentry; graduated in 1982; became a deputy sheriff and Drug Abuse Resistance Education officer at Defiance County Sheriff Department; resides in Defiance with wife and family.

•Jim Hoff, Liberty Center High School; entered plumbing, heating, and air conditioning program; graduated in 1979; now chief engineer of maintenance at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.; resides with wife and family in Maryland.

•Matthew Mayer, Defiance High School; entered chef training; became owner/manager of Bud’s Restaurant, Defiance; resides in Defiance with wife and children.

A plaque, with a picture of each Wall of Fame recipient, will be placed in the main entrance at the career center.

During the program, Samantha Griner, FFA president and floriculture student from Pettisville, served as the student escort.

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